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Municipal leaders emphasize showcasing sanitation-related best practices and peer learning focusing on gender, equity, and social inclusion

Municipal leaders emphasize showcasing sanitation-related best practices and peer learning focusing on gender, equity, and social inclusion

On 11 January 2023, an ITN-BUET representative facilitated a technical session on ‘sharing roles and responsibilities for Gender, Equity and Social Inclusion Unit’ targeting the Unit’s members and other general members of MAB.

January 11, 2023

ITN-BUET and WaterAid Bangladesh organized International Training on Urban Rainwater Harvesting System - 02

ITN-BUET and WaterAid Bangladesh organized International Training on Urban Rainwater Harvesting System

ITN-BUET and WaterAid Bangladesh jointly organized an international training and exposure visit on ‘Urban Rainwater Harvesting System’ during December 11- 14, 2022, at ITN Seminar Room, BUET, Dhaka, to sensitize and capacitate practitioners, planners, academicians, industrialists, students, researchers, and policymakers on RWHS.

December 14, 2022

ITN-BUET and Global Water and Sanitation Centre sign agreement for South-South collaboration in the sanitation sector

ITN-BUET and Global Water and Sanitation Centre sign agreement for South-South collaboration in the sanitation sector

ITN-BUET signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Global Water and Sanitation Centre (GWSC) at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, on 30 November 2022. The signing event took place during the launching ceremony of the Global Water & Sanitation Center (GWSC), funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

November 30, 2022

Ten Cities Expressed Firm Adherence to Serving as a CWIS Mentor City

City officials from ten cities affirmed to mentor other cities for safely managed sanitation in the country in a workshop organized by ITN-BUET. The workshop was held on 27 November 2022 at the ITN-BUET with the participation of city representatives and CWIS partners. The objective of the workshop was to motivate the ten cities to become CWIS mentors.

November 27, 2022

Leaders from 14 Cities of Bangladesh Captured Learnings from India’s CWIS Best Practices

Leaders from 14 Cities of Bangladesh Captured Learnings from India’s CWIS Best Practices

An eighteen-members delegation team from Bangladesh visited three cities of the Telangana state of India during November 14-16, 2022 to learn from the best practices in implementing City Wide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS). The delegation team comprised of 14 Pourashava Mayors and 4 representatives from UCLG-ASPAC, MAB and ITN-BUET.

November 16, 2022

City Mayors are moved to demonstrate the leadership for CWIS

City Mayors are committed to demonstrate the leadership for CWIS

Mayors from 17 cities recognized CWIS as a key to address sanitation challenges in an event held in ITN-BUET. Scaling City- Wide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS) is a primary agenda of government of Bangladesh to achieve safely managed sanitation services in cities. In the process of capacity development in CWIS and FSM, ITN-BUET is orienting different target groups including the Mayors from different cities of Bangladesh jointly with CFSC, DPHE, Municipal Association of Bangladesh (MAB), sector and development partners.

November 12, 2022

ITN-BUET wins prestigious award in the 2022 UNC Water and Health Conference

ITN-BUET wins prestigious award in the 2022 UNC Water and Health Conference

ITN-BUET won the ‘Sanitation Workers Research Award’ in the Water and Health Conference 2022, held during October 24-28, 2022 organized by the Water Institute of University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. The award recognizes studies that show excellence, relevance, and impact in sanitation worker-related research and is announced at the UNC Water and Health Conference every year.

October 26, 2022

The Sector Partners Fostering CWIS Capacity Building in Five Cities

The Sector Partners Fostering CWIS Capacity Building in Five Cities

During October 16-18, 2022, ITN-BUET, Practical Action and NGO Forum for Public Health, in association with and CWIS-FSM Support Cell (CFSC), DPHE organized a three-day long specialized training course on CWIS for the participants from Mymensingh City Corporation and four Paurashavas (Barguna, Satkhira, Kalapara and Kalaroa Paurashavas).

October 18, 2022

Youth Awareness Program on Water and Sanitation

Youth Awareness Program on Water and Sanitation

A knowledge-sharing session with students on water and sanitation-related challenges in Bangladesh was arranged at ITN-BUET on 24th September 2022. The program was organized by ITN-BUET, in association with House of Volunteers Foundation Bangladesh and supported by UNICEF.

September 25, 2022

Building Capacity for CWIS Scaling in Six Cities

Scaling City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS) is a primary agenda of government to achieve safely managed sanitation services in cities. During September 18-20, 2022, at the ITN-BUET Seminar Room, ITN-BUET in association with MAB and CFSC, DPHE organized a three-day long specialized training course on CWIS for the participants from six municipalities.

September 20, 2022